long - word of the week - triplo #クリエイティブラーニング英会話

WOTW: long

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は「long」です。’Long’ is most commonly used as an adjective, but it is also a noun, a verb, and an adverb. Can you believe that? Keep on reading to learn more!

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circle - word of the week - triplo #クリエイティブラーニング英会話

WOTW: circle

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は「circle」です。’Circle’ is a noun or a verb. There is also an idiom to describe what some shy people or people who are trying to hide something do sometimes. Keep on reading to know more!

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colour - word of the week - triplo #クリエイティブラーニング英会話

WOTW: colour

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は「colour」です。’Colour’ (or ‘color’ in its spelling on the other side of the pond) can be a noun, a verb, or an adjective. There are also a couple of idioms that you can use. Let’s have a look!

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immerse - word of the week - triplo #クリエイティブラーニング英会話

WOTW: immerse

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は「immerse」です。’Immerse’ is a verb. Its primary meaning is to go in and under the water, but it can also be used metaphorically. Its noun form is ‘immersion’. Today we’re going to have a look at both or then, together with the adjective, ‘immersive’. Let’s see!

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view - word of the week - triplo #クリエイティブラーニング英会話

WOTW: view

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は「view」です。’View’ can be a noun or a verb. It is also used in many phrases. Let’s have a look!

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estrange - word of the week - triplo #クリエイティブラーニング英会話

WOTW: estrange

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は「estrange」です。’Estrange’ may confuse some people because it sounds similar to ‘strange’, which is a more common word than ‘estrange’. However “estrange” is a formal verb with a general meaning of separation, of relationships turning sour, or disconnection. Let’s have a look!

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WOTW: nose

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は「nose」です。You are probably familiar with ’nose’ as a noun, but did you know it can also be a verb? It is also used in quite a few idioms. Let’s have a look!

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WOTW: bright

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は「bright」です。’Bright’ is an adjective with with more than just one meaning. Keep on reading to know more!

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WOTW: window

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は「window」です。’Window’ is a very common noun but you might be surprised to learn about some of its meanings. Keep on reading to know more!

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WOTW: shelf

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の WOTW は「shelf」です。’Shelf’ is a noun, and it changes its spelling in its plural form and when it becomes a verb. Let’s have a look.

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Thoughts from the triplog

Autumn Workshops

秋のセミナー、ワークショップ

It’s still blazing hot in between the typhoons, but Autumn is soon approaching. Here is our Autumn Workshop and Seminar schedule. Get your diary out.
残暑が続く中、台風も次々と近づいていますが、秋はすぐそこまで来ています。 秋のワークショップ、セミナーをご案内しますのでチェックしてください!

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How to learn English faster and better

速く効果的に英語を学ぶコツ

There is a simple secret to learning English faster and better. Reading. Yes, reading!?! And reading a lot! This is called extensive reading and it is probably the best thing you can do outside of language lessons to improve your English. Here we will explain some of the reasons why it is so effective.
英語を速く効果的に学ぶための、シンプルな秘密があります。それは、読むこと!たくさん読むことが大事なんです!「多読」は、英会話レッスン以外の時間に自分で出来る最良の学習法と言えます。今回は、なぜ読むことが効果的なのかをお伝えしたいと思います。

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The Story of English and ELF

英語の歴史、世界共通語としての英語

There are many good reasons to learn English, one of them is because it has become a global language, the lingua franca. What makes English work as a global language is not just the questionable influence of the British Empire - which has a lot to answer for - but its flexibility, something that has developed due to it’s history.
英語を学ぶべき理由はたくさんあります。英語が世界共通語”リンガ・フランカ”であることも、その1つです。
英語を世界共通語にしたのはイギリス帝国だと言われていますが(もちろんそれは大きな側面ではありますが)、実際は英語が持つ柔軟性であり、歴史が言語を形成してきたのです。

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